Don’t Ignore Your Bleeding Gums

Some people think that bleeding during brushing and flossing is no big deal. The opposite is true! Depending on your oral health habits, bleeding should be a concern and seeking advice from your dentist about the problem is a good idea. If you haven’t flossed in a long time and are just starting a routine, [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Does Gum Disease Lead to Tooth Loss?

Gum disease is an inflammation of the gums caused by bacteria and plaque. Eventually, plaque can harden and turn into tartar, and gum disease progresses near the roots of your teeth. If left untreated, it can turn into an infection along the line of your gums. Gum disease isn’t always obvious—many people have gingivitis (the [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Does Gum Disease Lead to Tooth Loss?

Treating Gum Disease Improves Your Overall Health

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is when your gums recede back from your teeth, creating space that gets bigger over time. The infection that takes place in this space creates inflammation that affects the connective tissue between your teeth and jaw, so when left untreated, your teeth will eventually get loose and come [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Treating Gum Disease Improves Your Overall Health